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1914

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1924

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1938

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Ribbon Samples (France)

This is a Ribbon samples. It is dated ca. 1919 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is compound satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Unknown. It is credited Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 88.8 × 30.7 cm (34 15/16 × 12 1/16 in.) H x W (b): 17.2 × 30.7 cm (6 3/4 × 12 1/16 in.) H x W (c): 14.2 × 31 cm (5 9/16 × 12 3/16 in.) H x W (d): 15.2 × 30.9 cm (6 in. × 12 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Labeled: "Pat 8117"

Cite this object as

Ribbon Samples (France); silk, metallic thread; H x W (a): 88.8 × 30.7 cm (34 15/16 × 12 1/16 in.) H x W (b): 17.2 × 30.7 cm (6 3/4 × 12 1/16 in.) H x W (c): 14.2 × 31 cm (5 9/16 × 12 3/16 in.) H x W (d): 15.2 × 30.9 cm (6 in. × 12 3/16 in.); Anonymous bequest in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg; 1938-82-122-a/d

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